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ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
manti te'o talks about the phantom girlfriend. tonight, the espn interview. was he in on any of it? how did he react after being duped? >> i just got mad. and i just went on a rampage. >> and if there was no girlfriend, who was talking on the other end of the phone? >>> and second time around. on the eve of the president's second inaugural address, can you guess which president delivered the shortest speech? who despite drenching rain insisted on riding in an open car? and whose was the first to be seen by millions? >> faithfully execute the office of president of the united states -- >>> good evening. it's great to have you with us here on a saturday night. we do begin with that developing news that terrorists' takeover of that natural gas facility in algeria has finally come to an deadly end tonight. the algerian military moving in, leaving many dead. including at least 23 hostages. one american among them. still other americans unaccounted for. for the first time it began, we're getting a first look inside the terrible ordeal. showing workers held inside the plant. hostages kneeling
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
that phantom oh girlfriend. that elaborate hoax. tonight, in an espn interview, manti te'o was asked, was in this? if no girlfriend, who was he talking to on the other side of that line? with our partners at espn. >> reporter: manti te'o tonight, calling himself the victim of lies, spanning three years. >> were you in any way a part of this? >> no, never. >> reporter: the top nfl prospect, baring all in an exclusive off-camera interview with espn's jeremy schaap. >> he was asked more than 300 questions in that time. he never demured. >> reporter: admit to falling prey to a so-called "catfish." manti te'o said perpetuated by this man. ronaiah tuiasosopo lured him in with fake pictures. one of the most intriguing questions now, who was at the other end of those phones calls? who was the football great talking to for hours, into the middle of the night? manti te'o said that mystery voice he thought was a girlfriend, was acted mostly by a female accomplice of ronaiah. te'o also revealed to espn, he was so in love with lennay that he lied to his friends and his parents that he met her. ev
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
partner network, espn, speaking with te'o overnight, about his fake girlfriend. te'o admits to telling lies. but was he in on the hoax? >> a very candid, 2 1/2-hour interview. >>> also this morning, new developments in the racy scandal involving a zumba dance teacher and the prostitution ring she allegedly ran that rocked a small town in maine. we'll hear from the accused woman's business partner just days before it goes to court. >> it did rock that small town in maine. >>> check out this video. it's a firefighter climbing a ladder to rescue a child in a burning building. look what happens right there. a chunk of snow knocks him off the ladder. we're going to show you what happened next. it was extraordinary. >>> we're going to start with the breaking news on the harrowing hostage situation in the african desert. this morning, we have more information about an american killed by the islamic militants. and we know several other americans are in danger right now. abc's investigative correspondent, brian ross, has been covering this from the jump. he's with us, now, with more. brian, goo
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
once again to te'o speaking to espn back on september 15th. he talks about being reunited with his grandmother and his girlfriend. >> i miss them, but i know i'll see them again one day. >> not i'll finally meet her one day but i'll finally see her again. if he is a victim of the hoax that the relationship only existed online, why was he saying back then he had seen her at all? also we know he said he found out lennay was a fake on december 6th when he got a call from someone with her number and her voice who told him she wasn't dead. why does he wait until the 26th, 20 days later, to tul his coaches? notre dame investigates and gets a report on january 4th. why does the school wait until yesterday, after reporters run an expose, to go public? and getting back to manti. if he knew on december 6th, he had been scammed, why two days later did he once again talk about the girlfriend he is now supposed to know is fake as if she was real. listen. >> i don't like cancer at all. cancer, i lost both my grandparents and my girlfriend to cancer. >> again, he make that statement two days afte
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
:00. >> espn got the exclusive first interview with manti te'o, notre dame's star player now embroiled in an internet hoax involving a dead girlfriend. te'o captured the world's sympathy when he said he lost his grandmother and girlfriend in six hours. the girlfriendes never real. te'o is now admitting he never met the woman who he called the love of his life. he say this relationship was only on foe fine. he says why he lied. >> i kind of 'tear lored hi stories to have people think that, yeah, he met her before she passed away so they wouldn't think i was some crazy dude. >> he maintains he was never involved in creating the dead girlfriend hoax and says he is the victim of a cruel joke. >>> breaking news out of san leandro right now. crews on the scene of a major water main break. this is a live look of police on scene. foothill boulevard is shut down between carolyn street and manchester road. the water main break was reported at 4:15. right now it's spilling on to interstate 580. a resident says there's a foot or more of water over a court are mile area. -- quarter mile area. >> it
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
for the first time since the whole girlfriend hoax scandal broke. tonight he told espn in an off- camera interview he was never involved in creating the hoax. he said, quote, when they hear the facts, they'll know. there is no way i could be a part of this. he insists he was the victim of a cruel joke. manti te'o also tells espn that the girl has apologized for the girlfriend hoax. >>> and lance armstrong has been spilling the dirty truth. he was more emotional in his two-part confession to oprah winfrey. >> reporter: lance armstrong apologized to his fans. and all those who believed in him. in part two of his interview with oprah winfrey. the disgraced cyclist spoke directly to those who wore his livestrong bracelets and stood by him during his decade of lying about doping. >> i understand your anger, your sense of betrayal. >> uh-huh. >> you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed. and i lied to you. and i'm sorry. >> reporter: armstrong said his first wife, christin, new about the use of performance- enhancing drugs. he also s
CNN
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
to seek forgiveness with oprah winfrey. does she still have that kind of clout? should espn apologize for musburger gushing over a player's girlfriend? right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... [ male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagen passat. pass down something he will be grateful for. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ back to you. is the only yogurt brand endorsed by weight watchers and your taste buds have always endorsed us. so, you know what this means... this is a real win win! yoplait, it is so good. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technolo
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
'm dan harris. a big get for our partner, espn. we'll tell you about that in a few moments. >>> and a big, new twist in one of hollywood's enduring mysteries, the death of natalie wood. there's a new investigation into the 30-year-old case. why is wood's husband at the time, robert wagner, you just saw there, why is he refusing to speak to police? >> the chapter just won't close, so many years later. >>> and why is michael j. fox apologizing to taylor swift, of all people. find out what the actor and the father said about the mere idea of the country music superstar dating his son. >> that's up in "pop news." >>> but we're going to start with manti te'o, the notre dame star, all the while, telling the emotional story how he lost his grandmother and his girlfriend within six hours. >> except the girlfriend, who was said to have died of leukemia, was never real. ever since this story broke, people have been asking, was te'o the victim or the perpetrator of this hoax? for the first time, te'o is telling his side of this story, as he prepares for the nfl draft in florida. we start with matt g
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
. te'o spoke with espn's jeremy schaap off-camera about the ordeal. >> i would say during the entire two hours that we spoke, he was completely composed, he betrayed no nervousness, he had maybe full command of the story, suggests that it's a story, rather than the truth. but he had a full command of everything that i posed. >> te'o told espn that a man named ronaiah tuiasosopo admitted to being behind this hoax. now, he showed them a tweet, supposedly an apology from tuiasosopo. cnn has not confirmed the tweet or tuiasosopo's involvement. we went to tuiasosopo's home, but the person there would not comment. >>> let's stick with sports. in part two of lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey, he teared up when he talked about telling his son not to defend his record anymore. he also told oprah how fighting cancer helped him cope in the wake of that damning 1,000-page usada report. >> i've been to a dark place that was not by doing, i've been to a place where i didn't know if i was going to live, a month, six month, a year, five years, ten years. it's helped me now. i mean, this
NBC
Jan 12, 2013 6:30pm PST
'm tony kovaleski. good night. >> did espn need to apologize. hi everybody. welcome to "access hollywood". weekend edition i'm shaun robinson. she caught brent attention and instant twitter sensation and now catherine webb girlfriend of alabama quarterback aj mccarran defend announcer under fire for his comments. >> you know i think i think the media has been really unfair to him. >> i think it's so unbecoming when a grown man slobbers and drool. down boy down. >> i think if he warm front situated something along the line of that we were hot or sexy or made any derogatory statements like that, i think that would have been a little bit different but the fact that he said that we were beautiful and gorgeous i don't see why any woman wouldn't be flattered by that. >> you quarterback get all the good looking women. >> with 73-year-old brent comments resulting in catherine twitter followers jumping to 250,000 she told today there was no miss alabama slamming by his co that the espn poll jaysed for saying they wept too far. >> i don't think it was needed honestly. of course i appreciate it
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 2:30am PST
, rick riley, for espn, he described it like watching a hitman for the mob pick his teeth while talking about the people he killed. i don't think that's a good night for lance armstrong. >> all right. so again, dave, in a short phrase, is the next step for the authorities to react to it, or does armstrong have more to do to make the case he should be able to compete again? >> oh, my goodness. he has a lot more to do. his fate is held in the hands of usada. there's a lifetime ban over his head. i've spoken to people close to lance armstrong. they said that's the primary reason for coming forward, is that he wants to be a competitive triathlete. all of those events are controlled by usada. yet, usada has said, if you want to come back in, you need to actually admit that that our 15 years of research into your past, you need to admit that the people who testified under oath that you bullied them, you need to say that's true. he actually, instead of that, he drew a line last night with oprah winfrey and said, no, it's not true. i did not bully people into doing anything they didn't want to
CNN
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
. there are a lot of things that don't add up. espn has reported that some notre dame players knew that kekua wasn't real. they told bob holtzman they kept silent because he likes attention. the question is who made up lennay kekua in the first place and why? te'o is huddling with his family, discussing what to do next. in the meantime, a lot of reports are focusing on this guy, ranaaiah tewa susopa. he involvadmitted he was involv the hoax. who is he? >> manti te'o in a golf cart, remaining behind the tight security of an nfl training facility in bradenton, florida. also remaining silent about the bizarre hoax. a radio station in salt lake city did an interview with te'o, and although cnn can't confirm t he said he's manti's uncle. he said he spoke to manti's father in hawaii. >> the family is disappointed. not necessarily disappointed in manti, but they felt for him. everybody's very concerned about his mental state and how he's feeling right now. it's sad to believe that someone would go out of their way to sabotage his character and what he stood for. >> he said te'o likely believed he met his
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 3:00am PST
with espn off-camera about the girlfriend hoax we've all been reading about this week. he opened up about how he got sucked in and denied he was part of it. he also explained why he lied to his family about the girl he never actually met. listen. >> i could say that in the entire 2 1/2 hours that we spoke, he was completely composed, self-assured, he betrayed no nervousness, he had maybe full command of the story suggests that it's a story rather than the truth, but he had a full command of everything that i posed. >> te'o told espn that a man named ronaiah tuiasosopo admitted to being behind this tweet. he showed him an apology reportedly from tuiasosopo. we went to his home in california, but the person who answered the door did not comment. joining me now on the phone is our gary tuchman. gary, overnight, you spoke with espn's jeremy schap, who did this interview. what was manti te'o's reason for never actually meeting this girl, who he thought was his girlfriend? >> first of all, i'll tell you that jeremy schap is a good reporter, a good guy, and graciously let me ask him a couple que
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:30am EST
the - more believable- by his -3 hushedd mouunful interviews- like the one he gave e-s-p-n. "i cried. i yelled. never felt that way before. six-hours ago i just found out my ggandma passed away and you take,,you & know- the love of my lifee last thing she said to me was 'i love you'."but manti te'o's & supposed girlfrrenddlennay kekua, who'd reporteddy died of leukemia, never existed. te'o and notre dame say he was the victtm of this hoax.who perpettated it?'deadsppn.com', the sports-investigative - website that brokk the sttry, points to a young man named ronaiah tuiasooopo.cnn ootainee a yearbook photo of him rom 2008, when he as a senior at paraclete high school in lancaster, califfrnia.deadspin, citing friends and relatives of the girlfriendd and spread the myth online."they told us that he has been doing the lennay kekua fake online rofile for several years, and that he's 3 ttap- but that they caught on way earlier than manti e'o - did."cnn cannot confirm went to addresses, called numbers in southern california 3 anddcould not reach him.we caugh
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
to talk with espn tonight but did not do the interview. notre dame continues to stand behind te'o. they believe he is a victim and telling the truth. all anybody wants to know is what did he know and when did he know it? rafael soriano was introduced to nats fans tonight. it will be 6 inning ball game. rizo talk about it this afternoon >> greater than he told me he appreciated everything we have done for him -- >> he told me he appreciated everything we have done for him. go out and have a good year and make a lot of money. the caps were back on the ice for fan appreciation night. terrific enthusiasm. they had a good workout for the lead for florida to take on tampa saturday night. them back to tuesday for the home opener against winnipeg. we caught up with the >> team owner greater than we are going to do everything we can to make amends for losing some money games. what the fans what is a really good team. >> high school basketball has always been great in the d.c. area gonzaga anxd dematha. jt 3 was in the house. going to villanova. 22. tonight -- 22 points tonight. high sch
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
conducted the interview for espn, and he said he came away from the interview believing that te'o>> things are going to get a lot cooler. >> today was beautiful. enjoy it while it lasts? >> it felt nice too. yesterday, the temperature only about 40 degrees, today we cracked 50. it will not last long. the outside right now mainly clear skies,. the evening ahead. 48 degrees at the airport. the wind chill factor makes it feel 5 degrees colder. the temperature right now on the weatherbug network, 49 degrees wind gusts of 20 in alexandria. the wind slowly diminishing through the evening. right now silver springs 47 degrees. the final stop, children's hospital, 48 degrees. no rainfall to worry about, no rain in the forecast but the potential for some snowflakes on inauguration day monday. 50 martinsburg quantico at 46. the really cold air, the core of arctic air is on the way. it will take a couple of days to arrive. tuesday and wednesday, you will definitely feel the difference. look out crawledhow cold it is across the dakotas. the colder air moves towards the south and east. that will stick a
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
was apparently caught up in an online romantic hoax. te'o told espn he was the victim, not part of the hoax. nbc's mike taibbi has the latest tonight. >> manti te'o! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: in his first interview since the scandal broke manti te'o told espn's jeremy schaap, no, never ever was he part of the fake girlfriend hoax that exploded to his embarrassment this week. >> he was completely composed, self-assured. >> reporter: te'o told schaap he did tell his father and other interviewers that he'd met the girl he now says he only knew online since late in his freshman year so they wouldn't think he was some crazy dude for calling her his girlfriend. by this past fall when te'o played on amp saying that his grandmother and beloved girlfriend died on the same day, the imaginary girlfriend and tragic death had achieved the status of lure. >> when i lost my girlfriend and my grandmother that was possibly the hardest time in my life. >> reporter: te'o told schaap he suspected he'd been pranked december 6th when he got a call from one of the hoaxsters posing at his girlfriend. two day
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
girlfriend who never existed. a former ttold espn that players didn't think the relationship was all that >>> there is no sign of manti te'o. ' former teammate told espn that players didn't think the relationship was all that serious and hinted that te'o may have played up the tragic news of her death to get attention. a southern california man and former friend of te'o is believed to be behind the hoax. but it's still unclear whether te'o was involved or was just a victim. >>> well, by this time sunday we are going to know if the 49ers will be in the super bowl. but getting a win in atlanta could be difficult. sports director dennis o'donnell is here to explains why it's difficult. >> why is it difficult for teams to play on the road? one big reason. it's loud. the 49ers struggle playing in domes. in seattle it's louder than a dome. the 49ers might be good but they are not soundproof. the 49ers have given their fans plenty to cheer about this season turning the georgia dome into the loudest stadium in the nfl. the 49ers have lost the last six
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
, kiwi on a motorola team. he has told espn when the team was struggling in 1995 that you announced the team you were going to begin doping and encouraged other teammates to do the same. what do you say to that account? >> complete nonsense. >> it can't be any clearer that i've never taken drugs, then incidents like that couldn't have happened. >> why would i enter into a sport and dope myself up and risk my life again? no, no way. >> my case, i came out of a life-threatening disease. i was on my death bed. do you think i'm going to come back intoey sport and say, okay, i just want to go fast. no way! would never do that. >> lance armstrong denying it all, time and time again. since then, u.s. anti-doping agency has put out more than 1,000 pages of allegations and evidence against armstrong and his teammates, calling armstrong's drug ring the most sophisticated in the history of sports. he has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles, barred from competition, stepped down from the live strong charity that he founded. until now he has denied everything. he has a long history
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am PST
-15 and 20-17. e-s-p-n, which organizes and >>> lake tahoe is in the running to host the winter x games between 2015 and 2017. espn, which organizes and airs the annual extreme sports competition, named tahoe as one of its eligible destinations. finalists will be announced in april and the selection will happen by the end of the year. espn says past x games have been moneymakers for host cities so we'll keep our fingers crossed. >> the perfect place to do it. >>> sunday the 49ers face off with the atlanta falcons not nfc championship. >> they do. but for the 9ers they have a big challenge playing in the georgia dome. dennis o'donnell shows us how the loud crowd could be a big factor. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. are you finally ready for some football? the 49ers struggle playing in domes. they lost in st. louis and minnesota both domes and in seattle where it's louder than a dome. moral of the story the 49, might be good but they are certainly not soundproof. [ noise ] the falcons have been giving their plans plenty to cheer about this sea
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
, talking about it on espn in october. >> never felt that way before. this is six hours ago i just found out my grandma passed away. and you take, you know, the love of my life. the last thing she said to me was "i love you." and that was it. >> ah, but the woman known as lennay kekua never existed. an investigation by notre dame found no record of her life or death. just a string of online accounts. the two, te'o, now admits, had never actually met. in a statement, te'o said, quote, to realize that i was the victim of what was apparently someone's sick joke and constant lies was and is painful and humiliating. nbc's john yang is following this story. he's in south bend, indiana. so john, we know we're going to hear from manti te'o tonight. that was quite the press conference last night with the athletic director of notre dame. what's amazing here is notre dame seems to be 100% convinced that te'o is a victim and not part of this scheme. >> reporter: that's right, chuck. here's this morning's south bend tribune. "cruel hoax" the big headline. notre dame is standing behind te'o, saying he is
CW
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
'o gave espn last fall. >> i cried. i yelled. i never felt that way before. this is six hours ago i just found my grandma passed away and you take, you know, the love of my life, last thing she said to me was i love you. >> reporter: it turns out the woman in the photo is a former high school classmate of the man possibly implicated in the hoax. she was track down at her home in southern -- tracked down at her home in southern california. >> not commenting. so contact my legal attorneys and they'll be out. >> reporter: just tell me are you doing okay, though? >> thank you. >> reporter: bennett smith of sports illustrated writer did a cover story on the heartbreak te'o was going through may have made the biggest mistake when he contacted stanford last october and administrators told him she did not attend the university. >> pete sammo couldn't confirm the details of the accident, couldn't confirm any of that kind of stuff and so instead of pursuing that further he pulled that information out of the story. >> reporter: we tried to talk to some of the stanford football players here toni
NBC
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
with the nation and espn. >> she was trying to console me and my grandmother and i was just out it. the last thing she said is i love you. >> reporter: but it turns out that was a lie. as the shocking story spread, te'o said the two had never met in person but had grew to love each other online. he same he was the victim of a sick joke and constant lows. some outlets have speculated a family friend in hawaii may be responsible for the hoax. >> he had previously gotten some other guys suckered into this fake relationship. >> reporter: but there are growing questions about whether he and his family were also involved. >> it would take a pretty clueless guy to fall for that. >> reporter: notre dame is standing behind the student athlete. officials immediately launched an independent investigation when he told them about the hoax in december. >> nothing about what i have learned has shaken my faith in manti te'o. >> is there a possibility he got caught up in all this? yes. did he love the attention? >> reporter: questions that now forsmce manti te'o to prepare o the field for his most difficult assign
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
involving a fake online girlfriend. teo made his first comments last night with espn. he said he did not know for a sure that his girlfriend never existed until wednesday, when he said a man called and admitted to creating the online hoax, then apologized. te'o admitted to tailoring the story so it seemed like he met the woman before her supposed death. >> anthony is here with the forecast. >> temperatures got into the 70s. the san mateo cam showing those colors. the hazy conditions, the fine particulates in the atmosphere, unhealthy air all-iquality, but gorgeous. half moon bay started off at 46 degrees, by noon, spiked up to 71 degrees. look at the other locations that saw 70s. scotts valley for the third day in a row, 73. santa cruz, 73 as well. probably sent lots of folks flocking out to the beach, even san jose, 66. it has cooled now, as our sun is going down. 59 in san jose. 62 in santa cruz. lots of 50s into the peninsula and the north and east bay. we are expecting another dry day for tomorrow. high pressure will remain in control, not for tomorrow but for the next few days.
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 12:35am PST
with espn's
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
on february the third. >>> lake tahoe is in the running to host those games between 2015 and 2017. espn which organizes and airs it named tahoe as one of it's eligible destinations finalists announced in april and the selection will happen by the end of the year. >>> well, in today's edition of tony's table a nice big hot bowl of soup to warm your soul. >> tony and his daughter stephanie share their secret to an amazing soup. >> one of my trips to italy to see stephanie where she was going to school was a certain restaurant we had soup and it was so green and i asked you what was in it. >> we used that. >> okay. >> and used zuchinni and carrots and actually with celery also but also we sauteed zuchinni and blended it and poured that in there. >> beautiful, let's serve that, oh, i forgot the beans. >> you add these at the last minute but they are important. >> they will heat up the beans of course but won't get mushy. let's serve this because i feel like soup today. >> what i like about this is i use whatever vegetables in season. >> olive oil and red
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
years. espn released a list of four eligible destinations. they include aspen, colorado. park city utah, quebec city, utah. and lake tahoe. >>> coming up new details about boeing's troubled dream liner. what japanese officials? found overnight. >>> firefighters made a surprising discovery in an apartment fire in hayward.
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
involved in oriole baseball. >> espn baseball analyst called waver one of the three greatest managers of all time. high praise from a guy who knows a thing or two about baseball. >> some of you have been sharing your memories on our facebook page today. she writes, some of my best members is waver going ballistic on the umpires. bill posted, love you earl. don't get thrown out of heaven for arguing. rest in peace, number 4. you can share your memories on our facebook page. plus, you can find more on our website, wbaltv.com. while one baltimore team graves one is preparing what could be the biggest game of the year. the ravens will make the last push for the super bowl. we have team coverage from new england. let's check in with pete from the stadium. >> hello. indeed for baltimore sports fans, i had to touch on earl waver being a giant number 4 fan it is a very sad day. coming in today, many along with the team. this was the scene here today. as the team arrived at the hotel, more than 150 fans greeted them, cheering, taking pictures and having a blast and the players responded by enj
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
was apparently caught up in an online hoax. te'o told espn he was the victim, not part of the hoax. nbc's mike taibbi has the latest. >> manti te'o! >> reporter: in his first interview since the scandal broke manti te'o said no, never ever was he part of the fake girlfriend hoax that exploded to his embarrassment this week. >> he was completely composed, self-assured. >> te'o told scapp and other interviewers that he'd met the girl that he knew online so they wouldn't think he was a crazy guy. after saying his beloved grandmother and long time girlfriend died on the same day the imaginary girlfriend and tragic death have achieved the status of lore. >> when my lost my grandmother and girlfriend it changed my life. >> reporter: he suspected he was pranked december 6th when he got a call from one of the hoaksters in new york. >> i'll never forget the time my girlfrie girlfriend passed away. >> reporter: he said he was responsible for the hoax. and what about the girl in the picture? the picture apparently stolen and used without her knowledge but te'o says he believed was the online image of his
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
football star manti te'o. just a short time ago te'o spoke with espn. was -- it was off camera but it was the first time he's spoken to the media since the story broke the here's a story of manti te'o with jeremy schaap. it's his first interview and the details have not been made public. this comes as notre dame officials are he's spoken encouraging the linebacker to come forward. he has claimed he was duped into an online relationship whose death then was faked. this as another men reportedly fell victim to the same hoax involving the same woman. >> when they showed pictures of lennay it was the same pictures. >> now, this woman whose image was used in the photos without her knowledge, is not speaking publicly. >>> none at 11:00. disgraced cyclist lance armstrong is facing new criticism a day after he made a nationally televised confession. some are saying he still has not told oprah winfrey the entire truth. >> if lance armstrong's goal was a shot at redemption, he may have just taken a step backwards. >> i view this situation
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
about meeting her in person. >>-- >> espn said that he asked him roughly 300 questions and believed his story. the man behind the hoax has not yet commented. >> still a lot of questions there. a lot of questions answered last night in part two of lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey. the embattled cyclist talked about admitting to his family about doping. he said he told his sons, stop defending him. a former teammate, tyler hamilton had this reaction to the interview. >> it is a first step. he is coming clean. he is telling the story that he has taken performance enhancing joe -- drugs. >> was a genuine emotion? >> i think so. i went through the same process on a much smaller scale. it is going to get easier for him. i think he will open up much more. i think we saw a lot of the truth, but not the whole truth. >> hamilton went on to say that he has never seen lance armstrong shed a tear in their time together, until last night. he says he does not need an apology, he has moved on with his life. >> the home of the tour de france was covered in heavy snow tonight. it may look p
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
. te'o in the midst of giving an off camera interview to espn interviewer. a picture tweeted. showing them. audio portions of the interview released late tonight. te'o says he was duped into an online relationship with someone posing as a woman. there are questions about when he learned it was a hoax? and whether he kept the story going. >>> well you made it to the weekend. and, here to greet you is january. right? and doug. doug too. >> and, still got 13 minutes left, wendy. >> close enough. they'ren bed, you know. >> good, good. it's cold outside. as i mentioned not going to be. tonight is not nearly as cold as what it will be in a couple nights. we are going to go downhill big time over the next couple dates. take a look. pretty shot. national are bar camera. nice night out there. tonight as you can see. we are dealing with clear skies. a calm night right now. but the wind starting to pick up a little bit. that wind is having an impact. 40-degree number. the high temperature today. happened at 2:00 a.m. this morning. and then temperatures came down. and 30s all afternoon. 38 the af
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
-camera interview with espn's jeremy shep last night e said it began on facebook and continued on telephone until he got word of her, quote, death in september. he also claims he was not completely sure that she didn't exist until three days ago when the perpetrator of the hoax called to apologize to him. the espn interviewer detailed his interview. >> were you in any way a part of this? manti te'o said to me know, never. i said never? he said never, not ever. >> takeio reportedly admitted when word got out in september that the woman had died that he tailored his stories to make people believe that he had actually met her. >>> if you are hoping to be decked-out in 49ers apparel for tomorrow's big game and you don't have that apparel yet, you better get on it. there is a run on all things niners. we caught the team as they were leaving san jose for atlanta yesterday. our reporter was there. >> as the 49ers prepare to take on the falcons in atlanta, fans at the sports authority in daly city are buying up the team's apparel. >> i got lucky. a jersey i got was the last one. >> she needed a new jersey t
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
shows manti te'o during an off-camera interview with espn's jeremy shep last night. he said the relationship began on facebook and continued on telephone until he got word of her, quote, death in september. he also claims he was not completely sure that she didn't exist until three days ago when the perpetrator of the hoax called to apologize to him. the espn interviewer detailed his interview. >> for the record, once again, were you in any way a part of this? manti te'o said to me know, never. i said never? he said never, not ever. >> te'o reportedly admitted when word got out in september that the woman had died that he tailored his stories to make people believe that he had actually met her. >>> if you are hoping to be decked-out in 49ers' apparel for tomorrow's big game and you don't have that apparel yet, you better get on it. there is a run on all things niners. we caught the team as they were leaving san jose for atlanta yesterday. our reporter was there. >> as the 49ers prepare to take on the falcons in atlanta, fans at the sports authority in daly city are buying up
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
investigation of 49er's wide receiver michael crabtree. our sister network espn reporting that one well-placed 49er source said he, quote, highly, highly doubts crabtree will be charged. a second female interest has backed up crabtree's version of events to police. according to the source there's a feeling in the organization that these events will not develop into anything more than they already have. we are, of course, talking about a woman who claims crabtree assaulted her last sunday, just hours after the niners' divisional playoff win over the green bay packers. crabtree has not been arrested or detained. the 49ers say the issue will not be a distraction in this afternoon's nfc championship game. >>> this morning we have the newest twist to the already tangled story about a college football player and a dead girlfriend who never existed. while manti te'o tries to salvage his dignity, his reputation and his hopes of an nfl career, more questions are being asked about the person or people behind this elaborate hoax that apparently expand several years. here's abc's matt gutman with t
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 1:00pm PST
: wolf espn tweeted that they were about ready to sit down for an interview with manti te'o. then a few hours later he tweeted that the interview had been canceled. a lot of questions still from manti te'o when and if he decides to come public. >> even as we speak they are sticking by manti te'o, is that right? >> reporter: absolutely. the athletic director here said he sat down with him for an hour and a half in one session and another hour the next day. he said after listening to this young man he absolutely believes that he was nothing more than a victim. >> what a story. much more coming up in "the situation room." ted, thank you. >>> a day after president obama announced his gun proposals the lines are drawn. vice president biden says he's under no illusions of what is going on. he met with many of america's mayors and made a very emotional call for action. athena jones is joining us from the white house. looks like a start of a major campaign to get gun control legislation through congress, athena. >> reporter: exactly. it's a major campaign an
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
linebacker manti t'eo spoke to espn last night. it's his first interviewer since he was swept up in the controversy over a fake online girlfriend. now in that interviewer, he denied having any part in the fake girlfriend story except being the victim of a cruel hoax. te'o spoke with espn off camera about the whole ordeal. >> i could say that in the entire 2 1/2 hours we spoke, he was completely composed, self-assured. he betrayed no nervousness. he had maybe full command of the story suggests that it's a story rather than the truth. but he -- he had a full command of everything that i posed. >> and of course te'o told a man that -- a man named ronaiah tuiasosopo admitted to being behind the hoax. he showed them a tweet supposedly an apology from ronaiah tuiasosopo. cnn hasn't confirmed the tweet or the man's involvement. we went to his home actually in california, but the person there would not comment. >>> staying with sports now and scandals. in a two-part interviewer, lance armstrong opened up to oprah winfrey in a stunning and frank discussion about his years of doping while
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